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  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    7 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-11-22-25-37 (two, eleven, twenty-two, twenty-five, thirty-seven) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

    7 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation's immigration system have dominated a debate between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger David Alameel. During Friday's debate, Alameel touted comprehensive immigration system changes as the cure for most of the ills ...

  • Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

    8 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's presidential candidates are facing off for a final debate ahead of Sunday's runoff election. President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves are in a tight race, though the latest polls have given Rousseff a ...

  • Kentucky Senate candidates spar over new ads

    8 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates are on the attack again with a little more than one week left in their contentious and closely watched race. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign challenged a new ad from Republican Sen. ...

  • World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

    9 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air ...

  • Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges

    9 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court to face sexual assault charges five months after he left the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail did not say ...

  • Dominican agents detain woman with $70K in stomach

    10 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican Republic officials say they have arrested a woman who was carrying more than $70,000 in her stomach and $69,000 hidden inside her suitcase. The spokesman for the National Drug Control Agency says the ...

  • After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

    10 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower. That sensibility has been ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 6:12 p.m. EDT

    10 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) Man fighting charges for painting Main Street Cockroach disrupts pest control chief's testimony Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona Dallas man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola Dancing priests become Internet sensation ...

  • 4 dead during attempted Dominican prison break

    10 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say at least four inmates died and two guards were injured during an attempted prison escape orchestrated by armed gunmen. General prosecutor Francisco Dominguez says the gunmen parked a ...

  • Public donations pay for Argentine national park

    11 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines have a new national park that is home to endangered species like jaguars and crowned solitary eagles, thanks to donations from the public to cover the initial cost. Congress this week passed legislation creating ...

  • Reagan astrologer, Joan Quigley, dies at 87

    12 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died. The San Francisco Chronicle, quoting Quigley's sister, Ruth, said ...

  • Mozambique's ruling party wins presidential race

    12 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Election officials in Mozambique say the ruling party's candidate, Filipe Nyusi, has won the presidential election with about 57 percent of the vote. The National Elections Commission said Friday that the leader of the main opposition ...

  • Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

    12 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate. But is ...

  • Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

    12 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls show her party could be losing ground among women in next month's elections. Clinton was rallying Democrats in Boston on behalf ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    12 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 7-8-1 (seven, eight, one)

  • Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

    13 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply. In an emotional ...

  • 'Kissing' congressman confronts scandal

    13 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) MONROE, La. (AP) — Republican congressman Vance McAllister is trying to make up to Louisiana voters for getting too close to a married former employee. The first-term congressman was caught on tape earlier this year kissing a woman not his ...

  • Dominican Republic rejects int'l court decision

    13 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic is rejecting a decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that found the Caribbean country discriminated against Dominicans of Haitian descent. The government called the decision "unacceptable" and "biased" in ...

  • Senate candidate Weiland keeps at populist message

    13 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Democrat Rick Weiland wasn't national Democrats' first choice to run for South Dakota's open Senate seat. But the 56-year-old businessman and former Tom Daschle aide has stuck it out, running a populist campaign that until recently ...

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